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EU, US Impose Additional Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

The US has imposed sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine, including asset freezes against seven pro-Russian leaders, as the crisis there shows no sign of easing.

World | June 21, 2014, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1089

Ukraine Will Sign EU Association Agreement Next Week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he would sign an association agreement with the European Union on June 27, reports Reuters.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 970

Australia Imposes Sanctions on Russian Officials, Companies

Australia has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian officials and 11 companies in connection with the situation in Ukraine.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 880

Felipe VI Is New King of Spain

Felipe VI of Spain was handed the throne by his father Juan Carlos late on Wednesday, in what marked the first succession of the crown in Spain's recent democratic history.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 763

Ukraine's Poroshenko Seeks to Replace Foreign Minister

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has brought into Parliament the nomination of Pavlo Klimkin as the country's next Foreign Minister.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 811

ISIS-Led Militants Take Over Iraq's Biggest Oil Refinery

Islamist insurgents invaded the Baiji oil refinery, the biggest such facility in Iraq, as they are pushing toward the capital Baghdad after having seized a number of cities.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 962

Poroshenko Vows Donbass Ceasefire after Calling Merkel, Putin

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukrainian special forces fighting rebels in the east are to halt their attacks, according to his peace plan.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 937

Ukraine Sees ‘Terrorism’ in Gas Pipeline Blast

An explosion on a gas pipeline in Ukraine's eastern Poltava region on Tuesday, has raised more tension between Kiev and Moscow.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 863

Overloaded Boat Sinks Off Malaysia, Dozens Feared Dead

An illegal boat carrying 97 people from Indonesia has sunk off the western coast of Malaysia and at least 42 of the passengers are missing, Tuesday.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 648

Turkish Opposition Parties Raise OIC ex-Head's Bid for Presidency

Turkey's major opposition parties have nominated a single candidate for the upcoming presidential elections by choosing the former chief of an Islamic body.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 771

Shot Kharkiv Mayor Leaves Hospital, Eager to Resume Work

The mayor of Ukraine's Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, who was shot and critically wounded on April 28, has been discharged from hospital in Israel.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 961

Poroshenko Calls for Early Elections, Decentralization in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed that early parliamentary polls be held in the country and that steps be taken toward decentralization, official say.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 891

US Military on Standby Around Iraq

US forces are ready on standby in the Gulf, as the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 924

Polish Government Shaken by Wiretapped Private Conversation

A recording of a restaurant conversation leaked Saturday rocked Poland's center-right government and prompted Prime Minister Tusk to hold a news conference later on Monday.

World | June 16, 2014, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1182

Georgia Holds Local Elections

Georgia is holding local elections on Sunday.

World | June 15, 2014, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 800

Afghanistan Votes in Presidential Election Run-Off

Afghans headed to the polls on Saturday morning to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a second round of presidential elections.

World | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 862

Luhansk Militias Shot Down Ukrainian Army Plane – Ukraine's DefMin

Ukraine’s Defence Ministry claims that the militias in Luhansk have shot down Ukraine’s Il-76 military aircraft.

World | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 932

Heroin worth EUR 30 M Seized by Greek Authorities

Over 1 ton of heroin worth over EUR 30 M was seized Friday near Athens  in a joint operation of Greek police and coast guard and the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 969

Venice Mayor Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

The mayor of the Italian city of Venice, Giorgio Orsoni, has resigned amid an investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2915

Barroso: Russia Should not Fear Moldova, Georgia’s EU Association

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has reassured Russia that it has nothing to fear from Moldova and Georgia associating with the European Union.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1055

Relatives of Malaysia Airlines Passengers Receive Compensation

Relatives of passengers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 have begun receiving compensation payments of USD 50,000.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 871
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